Darlene has a BScN from the University of Alberta.  Her past experience includes working on a variety of nursing units at the Foothills Hospital as well as for Home Care.  She has worked in research since 2008 and joined W21C in 2014.

Her research projects at W21C include CRIO A (Xsensor study – testing a pressure mattress pad in patients at high risk for pressure injury) and STRIVE (a Phase 2 vaccine clinical trial for surgical patients).

Her hobbies include cooking, making wine and travelling with her family.